Top Sante Summer 2020

Top Sante is the healthy lifestyle magazine for sophisticated women. Packed with the latest tips, expert advice and inspirational ideas on how to look after every aspect of your wellbeing, we'll help you look great, feel inspired and be happy in your own body. Every month we advise you on: - Health - Psychology: insightful solutions leaving you empowered to live a happier and lighter life. - Beauty: anti-ageing advice and tips that will encourage you to look your glowing beautiful best. - Fitness: the latest trends and inspirational ideas on how to stay fit and healthy. - Diet: healthy recipes for those that love food Top Sante. For the sophisticated lady.

País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Kelsey Publishing Group
Periodicidad:
Monthly
USD 4.11
USD 30.30
12 Números

en este número

1 min.
welcome

Over the past few weeks it’s been good to see people flooding to parks and the seaside to get their nature fix. And who can blame them? Being indoors for too long is no good for the immune system, which needs vitamin D. And although you can get that from food and supplements, nothing beats a healthy dose of sun (being sensible of course). It’s certainly helped me feel better. At the beginning of lockdown I experienced a range of emotions, from anger and frustration to despair and despondency, but over the past few weeks have found ways to lift my spirits, largely thanks to walks on the beach and, more recently, online meditation classes – I’m working through various ‘quests’ on the Mindvalley app and am doing Deepak Chopra’s 21-Day…

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1 min.
the top santé manifesto

“We believe every woman has the ability to maximise her health and beauty at any age, regardless of health history. With a balanced diet, effective exercise and a positive mindset, you can stay younger for longer, inside and out. We’ll bring you the latest information on wellbeing, fitness, food and beauty, empowering you to make informed choices now and for your future health. What’s gone before can’t be undone or redone, so let’s leave it in the past and focus on what can be changed today! We’re here to help you, one small step at a time.”…

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3 min.
your healthy summer

THE GOOD LIFE As any gardener will tell you, working with plants is great for feeling calmer, happier and generally better about everything. And it turns out that this contentment can extend to how we feel about our appearance too. Research from Anglia Ruskin University has shown that people who garden in allotments have a more positive body image, and are more accepting of their physical imperfections, than those who don’t. So, next time you’re having a crisis of confidence, tend to your houseplants or do a spot of weeding – it might just help! THE HEALTHIEST COFFEE Even without coffee shops running as normal, there are numerous ways to make a cup – whether you’re team cafetière or a fan of instant. Now scientists from the European Society of Cardiology have settled…

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1 min.
reading list

The eco one How to Save the World for Free, by Natalie Fee (£12.99, Laurence Publishing) We all want to protect the planet, but it can sometimes feel that making ‘green’ choices is expensive. Not so, argues campaigner Natalie, who has compiled this simple guide to reducing your carbon footprint. The nourishing one The Vegetarian Kitchen, by Prue Leith and Peta Leith (£25, Bluebird) Bake Off star Prue has teamed up with her niece – and professional chef – Peta, to demonstrate that vegetarian cookery can be as varied, and exciting as meat-based meals. The one for couples Where’s My Happy Ending? by Anna Whitehouse and Matt Farquharson (£14.99, Bluebird) Couple Matt and Anna explore what makes a harmonious partnership, by talking to people from all walks of life, including celibate monks and free-loving hippies, to try to…

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1 min.
ed’s edit

NEOM Bedtime Hero Pillow Mist (£20, neomorganics.com) contains 11 essential oils, including calming chamomile and soothing cedarwood. Motion Nutrition Unplug Nootropic (£24.99 motionnutrition. com) primes body and brain to unwind with calming plant extracts. Botanical Lab Turmeric Blemish Control Clay Mask (£6.99, superdrug. com) deeply purifies and soothes to leave skin clear and radiant. NB Athletics Stadium Hoodie (£50, newbalance.co.uk) has a soft-brushed back fleece fabric and is perfect for snuggling up. Kiss the Moon DREAM Night Cream for Feet (£26, kissthemoon.com) contains nourishing shea butter and soothing chamomile flower water. Westlab Restoring Magnesium Flakes (£8.99, hollandandbarrett.com) help both body and mind relax. The mineral helps maintain serotonin, which improves mood and sleep. Grass & Co CALM CBD Balm (£39.50, grassandco.com) contains evening primrose, CBD and rosemary oils. Rub a little into super-dry skin before bed…

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5 min.
10 small steps to self-sufficiency

1 Collect rainwater Watering houseplants, shrubs and edible crops uses plenty of one of our most precious resources: water. Collecting your own rainwater – free from added fluoride or chlorine – is an important step towards what’s often referred to as a ‘closed-loop’ home. ‘It gives you a bit more control,’ says sustainability consultant Dr Paula Owen (green gumption.co.uk). ‘We had two weeks of no rain a few months back, so I had to water the garden, but I had three water butts full, so none of it needed to come from the mains. I’m always conscious of not using mains-treated drinking water where possible, but if you’ve got your own supply of rainwater – which is preferable for plants and topping up ponds – you can call on it.’ 2 Start…

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